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Benefits of Rockwool as a Grow Medium

December 11, 2014 | 0 Comments

Hydroponic gardening offers a way for growers to get creative. With so many different types of grow mediums all with their own respective advantages, there really is a grow medium for everyone. Coconut coir, perlite,...

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Benefits of Clay Pebbles as a Grow Medium

December 2, 2014 | 0 Comments

As a beginner to soilless gardening, it can be difficult to choose a grow medium. There are many substrates commonly used in hydroponic systems and you’ll find that they each have their individual pros and...

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Benefits of Perlite as a Grow Medium

November 25, 2014 | 0 Comments

Hydroponic gardening offers growers many options for growing in a controlled environment. You have a wide range of systems, artificial lighting, nutrients and fertilizers, and grow mediums. In fact playing around with different types of...

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A friend asked me if I could build him a hydroponic wheatgrass grower, but he had some specifications. No plastic No soil All organic No soil and organic was no problem, but I had to...

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The first hydroponic garden I ever built was a DIY (do-it-yourself) drip irrigation system with copper tubing that fed water down into a double layer of framed burlap that had pockets cut into it to...

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4 Common Ebb and Flow Hydroponics Mistakes

April 29, 2014 | 1 Comments

The ebb and flow hydroponics system is one of the most popular, largely due to its simplicity, versatility, and efficiency. However, with the simplicity of building and maintaining the system comes the potential for several...

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4 Hydroponic Substrates

April 14, 2014 | 0 Comments

In soilless growing, instead of using soil you use a hydroponic grow medium or substrate. These substrates are used to support the plant’s root system and hold them in place by supporting the weight of...

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If there is one thing hydroponics can be associated with; it’s versatility. With hydroponics you have the ability to mix and match a wide range of growing techniques. The possibilities are virtually endless and hydroponic...

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